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Team Leaders

Great Team Leaders are Teammates First

We approach every project with a true collaborative mentality. Only by adopting a “We, Not I” mindset can we strengthen right partnerships — within our organization and outside of it — to exceed client objectives and strengthen our relationships in the commercial construction industry.

These seasoned leaders are responsible for building and maintaining strong client relationships and for growing capable, reliable teams that improve processes, speed delivery and support all facets of your commercial construction project.

  • Jim Stevenson

    Jim Stevenson

    Job Title
    President, Houston Division
    Located in
    Houston
    Education
    Texas A&M University
    Bachelor of Science Building Construction
    South Texas College of Law
    Doctor of Jurisprudence

    A long-time Houston construction leader, Jim Stevenson brings more than 35 years of construction industry experience and leadership to his role as role as president of McCarthy’s Houston Division, including experience in many of the firm’s key markets such as healthcare, education and commercial. Jim's diverse experience includes project management, safety, risk management, business transactions, contracts and human resources.

    A long-time Associated General Contractors (AGC) Houston supporter, Jim currently is serving on both the Board of Directors and Executive Board. He is also chairman of an important Houston industry initiative called the Construction Career Collaborative (C3), which is developing strategy and implementing criteria to create a sustainable craft workforce.

  • Joe Jouvenal

    Joe Jouvenal

    Job Title
    President, Southern Region
    Located in
    Dallas
    Education
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering

    Joe is responsible for overseeing all McCarthy operations in the Southern Region. With more than 21 years of experience, he began with McCarthy as a project engineer and has held multiple field and leadership positions including project manager and project director. In his previous role as executive vice president operations for the Southern Region, he led management on projects in the healthcare, corporate and municipal market sectors.  

    An active advocate for the industry and workforce development, he also spends time supporting community organizations including Children’s Health of Dallas. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

  • Josh Davis

    Josh Davis

    Job Title
    Business Development Manager
    Located in
    Houston
    Education
    Texas A&M University
    Bachelor of Science Construction Science

    Josh Davis is responsible for building and maintaining strong strategic relationships with clients and industry partners in the marine and industrial space in McCarthy’s Southern Region. Josh began with McCarthy as a project engineer and served as an assistant project superintendent where he gained a variety of field experience in the aviation, healthcare and fine art market sectors. He also served on the project engineer peer leadership group before assuming his current role. He is a LEED Green Associate and an active member of the Associated General Contractors Houston Construction Leadership Council, along with serving on the McCarthy Partnership for Women committee for the Southern Region. Josh is also a team leader at a teen mentoring program located in Houston’s historic Third Ward. Josh holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science from Texas A&M University. 

  • Preston Hodges

    Preston Hodges

    Job Title
    Vice President
    Located in
    Houston
    Education
    Texas A&M
    Bachelor of Science Construction Management

    As Vice President in Houston, Preston Hodges leads business development and client service efforts in the region. He joined McCarthy as a Project Manager, moving up to Senior Project Manager before being named Project Director in 2016. During this time, Preston was instrumental in launching the McCarthy Specialized Solutions Group in 2014, serving the specific project needs of the Texas Medical Center and surrounding institutions.

    In addition to his responsibilities with McCarthy, Preston is an active member of the AGC of Houston, AGC Construction Futures Committee, American Society of Healthcare Engineers, American Hospital Association, served on the AGC Construction Leadership Council Board and is currently serving on the Champions for Children Texas Children’s Cancer Center board. Volunteer projects include working with the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Texas Children’s Hospital and the American Heart Association. Preston is a licensed Certified Healthcare Constructor and holds a Healthcare Construction Certificate.